The Cosmic Cowboy. b. November 5, 1946.
Although his music life was relatively short, he’s credited by many has being extremely influential in both the country and rock … and forming the country rock genre and alt-rock genre. From the Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers to his solo work with EmmyLou Harris, his contributions stand the test of time.
#47 on Rolling Stones list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.